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Douglas County selects public health executive director

On Jan. 22, the Douglas County Board of Health announced its sole finalist for the public health executive director of the Douglas County Health Department. Michael Hill will come to the county from … more

Brighton, Tri County Health offer COVID vaccination clinics

  The city of Brighton teamed up with Tri county Health to offer free vaccination clinics at the Brighton Recreation Center, 555 N. 11th Ave. They are available from 6:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. … more

Douglas County health board is sued again over mask exemption order

For the second time since its formation in September, the Douglas County board of health is being sued over its mask exemption rule. more

COVID surge may be 'more severe than prior waves,' Colorado analysts say

Local public health officials and analysts implored the public not to let its guard down as the omicron variant drives a dramatic COVID surge in Colorado. more

Tri-County Health extends school mask order; metro Denver mandates continue

Facing what could be a dramatically steep surge in new cases of COVID-19 in Colorado amid the spread of the omicron variant, several metro Denver counties announced they would continue their local … more

Arapahoe had to exit Tri-County Health, officials say

The rebuilding of the public health agency structure in a wide swath of the Denver metro area appears likely to result in Adams, Arapahoe and Douglas counties all having the independence to make … more

Arapahoe County commissioners vote to leave Tri-County Health

The final member of the Tri-County Health Department, Arapahoe County, voted today to leave the agency at the end of next year.  This vote follows earlier decisions by Douglas and Adams … more

Masks not perfect, but do help, says Tri-County Health chief

His local public-health department has issued another mask-wearing mandate for two metro-Denver counties with nearly 1.2 million people. Even so, John Douglas doesn't hesitate to admit that masks … more

Masks required in all indoor public spaces in Littleton following new health order

Masks will be required to be worn in all indoor public spaces in the City of Littleton beginning Wednesday at 12:01 a.m. in compliance with a new mandate ordered by the Tri-County Health Department.  more

Tri-County Health issues new mask mandate for Adams, Arapahoe

Facing the possibility that the current COVID-19 surge could breach Colorado’s hospital capacity, the public health agency for Adams and Arapahoe counties Monday issued a new indoor mask mandate through at least the end of the year. more

Douglas County contracts with local company for COVID-19 services

Douglas County will now receive some of its COVID-19 services from a company based in Castle Pines after the commissioners approved a $1.5 million contract today. more

Tri-County Health halts COVID-19 services to Douglas County

Tri-County Health Department is no longer providing COVID-19 services in Douglas County as of today, county leaders said. more

End of Tri-County Health Department may not be so certain, leaders say

The formal bonds that hold the public-health partnership among Adams, Arapahoe and Douglas counties together may be loosening, but the complete demise of the Tri-County Health Department, which has served them for decades, may be less certain than it has appeared. more

Tri-County Health plans to hand over COVID-19 services to Douglas County

Officials of Douglas County’s new health department and the Tri-County Health Department are discussing how to transition various COVID-19 services from Tri-County's administration to Dougco after a Tri-County official called a county order on mask wearing and quarantines "greatly concerning." more

Judge temporarily blocks Douglas County mask-rule exemption

A federal judge temporarily halted Douglas County’s public health order, which allowed people to opt out of mask mandates and restricted quarantines, during an Oct. 26 ruling. U.S. District … more

Tri-County Health exit could mean big costs later for Arapahoe, Adams

With Douglas County setting off in its own direction on public health policy but still contracting to receive all services from Tri-County Health Department, Arapahoe County's public health programs … more

Douglas County School District sues county health department over masks

The Douglas County School District and families of students at high risk of COVID-19 are suing the local health department over a public health order allowing people to opt out of masking. more

Adams County to withdraw from Tri-County Health Department

The Adams County Commissioners will vote to begin the process to end its relationship with the Tri-County Health Department, according to a statement released Oct. 19.  According to the … more

Douglas County schools stay with COVID mask rule, even with a health-agency order no longer in effect

The Douglas County School District is still requiring masks, a spokeswoman confirmed, after a public health order mandating them inside schools and child-care centers dissolved in Douglas County.  more

Douglas County to continue receiving all services from Tri-County Health

Douglas County will continue to receive all services from Tri-County Health Department until at least the end of 2022 after the two entities came to an agreement. more
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